City on the fringe – Scranton Fringe Festival returns with expanded schedule

A longer schedule aims to open up more opportunities for audiences to check out the variety of entertainment the Scranton Fringe Festival will bring to the city this month. Expanding from five days to nine this year, the festival boasts activities ranging from improv...

Guitar aces bringing skills to Scranton Cultural Center

G.E. Smith’s storied career as a guitarist has earned him a number of accomplishments worth boasting about, from an Emmy award for his work as bandleader on “Saturday Night Live” to credits on studio albums by David Bowie and Mick Jagger to touring with Bob Dylan. For...

Up Close and Personal – Melanie DePietro

Scranton native Melanie DePietro is an art instructor at Eclectic City Studio in Scranton. Eclectic City Studio, owned by designer Jeff D’Angelo, features four artists, including DePietro, each of whom teach workshops in their niche. She found a home to display and...

Micah Nelson tours with dad Willie as Particle Kid

The experience of joining Outlaw Music Festival is comparatively much different for another act on the bill. Micah Nelson, who calls tourmates Willie Nelson dad and Lukas Nelson brother, performs under the moniker Particle Kid, and his own music waxes and wains...
Sounds – September 20, 2018

Sounds – September 20, 2018

Chromeo – ‘Head Over Heels’  THE GOOD: Canadian electro-funk duo Chromeo comes back with a slick, star-studded fifth. THE BAD: Progression? Hardly. Reliability? Hell yes. THE NITTY GRITTY: These guys have a formula and stick to it. Chromeo has always been big into...

Guitar aces bringing skills  to Scranton Cultural Center

Guitar aces bringing skills to Scranton Cultural Center

G.E. Smith’s storied career as a guitarist has earned him a number of accomplishments worth boasting about, from an Emmy award for his work as bandleader on “Saturday Night Live” to credits on studio albums by David Bowie and Mick Jagger to touring with Bob Dylan. For...

Up Close and Personal – Melanie DePietro

Up Close and Personal – Melanie DePietro

Scranton native Melanie DePietro is an art instructor at Eclectic City Studio in Scranton. Eclectic City Studio, owned by designer Jeff D’Angelo, features four artists, including DePietro, each of whom teach workshops in their niche. She found a home to display and...

Fab 5 – September 20, 2018

Fab 5 – September 20, 2018

1. ‘Rose’s Dilemma’ Delve into a romantic comedy by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Neil Simon on Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Theater at North, 1539 N. Main Ave., Scranton. Presented by the Clocktower Theater Company, the show will start at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7....